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Yuhchyau Chen, M.D., Ph.D.

Cancer, Radiation Oncology

Clinical Interests

Head & Neck, Thyroid Cancer, Throat Cancer; Lung Cancer; Radiation Oncology

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 275-2171

Fax: (585) 275-1531

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

groupAn Accountable Health Partner

assignmentAccepting New Patients

Faculty Appointments

Credentials

Specialties

  • Radiation Oncology - American Board of Radiology

Education

1976
BS | Taiwan - Non-Medical School
Arts & Sciences

1988
PhD | Univ of Washington
Experimental Pathology

1990
MD | Univ Washington Sch Medicine
Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/1992 - 06/30/1994
Fellowship in Clinical Fellow at Harvard Medical School

07/01/1991 - 06/30/1992
Residency in Radiation Oncology at Massachusetts General Hospital

07/01/1990 - 06/30/1991
Internship in Internal Medicine at Virginia Mason Medical Center

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Awards

2013 - Present
Richard T. Bell Endowed Professorship in Radiation Oncology
Sponsor: Department of Radiation Oncology
Location: University of Rochester

2013 - 2014
Educator of the Year
Sponsor: Association of Residents in Radiation Oncology

2012 - 2013
Philip Rubin Professorship in Radiation Oncology
Sponsor: Department of Radiation Oncology
Location: University of Rochester

2012 - 2013
Fellow
Sponsor: Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine
Location: Drexel University College of Medicine

2011 - 2012
Patient and Family Centered Care Award
Sponsor: University of Rochester

2001 - 2002
Educator of the Year
Sponsor: The Association of Residents in Radiation Oncology

1997 - 1998
Buswell Fellowship Award
Sponsor: Department of Medicine
Location: University of Rochester

1995 - 1996
George Casarett Research Excellence Award
Sponsor: Department of Radiation Oncology
Location: University of Rochester

1993 - 1994
Clinical Oncology Fellowship
Sponsor: American Cancer Society

1986 - 1990
Course Honors
Sponsor: University of Washington School of Medicine

1983 - 1984
Graduate School Research Assistantship
Location: University of Washington School of Medicine

1982 - 1983
Research Assistantship in Surgery
Sponsor: University of Washington School of Medicine

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Publications

Journal Articles

7/2018
Shen M, Chen Y, Xu L, Zhu R, Xue X, Tsai Y, Keng PC, Lee SO, Chen Y. "Increased infiltration of macrophages to radioresistant lung cancer cells contributes to the development of the additional resistance of tumor cells to the cytotoxic effects of NK cells." International journal of oncology.. 2018 Jul 0; 53(1):317-328. Epub 2018 May 04.

5/2018
Ma SJ, Cummings M, Serra LM, Syed YA, Hermann GM, Chen Y, Milano MT, Singh AK, Gomez-Suescun JA, Singh DP. "Three- Versus Five-Fraction Regimens of Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy for Peripheral Early-Stage Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer: A Two-Institution Propensity Score-Matched Analysis." Clinical lung cancer.. 2018 May 0; 19(3):e297-e302. Epub 2017 Nov 26.

4/2018
Xu L, Shen M, Chen X, Zhu R, Yang DR, Tsai Y, Keng PC, Chen Y, Lee SO. "Adipocytes affect castration-resistant prostate cancer cells to develop the resistance to cytotoxic action of NK cells with alterations of PD-L1/NKG2D ligand levels in tumor cells." The Prostate.. 2018 Apr 0; 78(5):353-364. Epub 2018 Jan 12.

Books & Chapters

2011
Chapter Title: Translational Research in Lung Cancer
Book Title: Advances in Radiation Oncology in Lung Cancer
Author List: Singh D; Bylund K; Chen Y
Edited By: Jeremic B
Published By: Springer-Verlag GmbH2011 in Heidelberg

2007
Chapter Title: Advances in Chemoradiation Treatment of Locoregionally Advanced Non-small Cell Lung Cancer
Book Title: Lung Cancer: Translational & Emerging Therapies
Author List: Milano MT, Chen Y
Edited By: Pandya K, Brahmer JU, Hidalgo M
Published By: Taylor and Francis2007 in New York, NY

2006
Chapter Title: Molecular Staging of Non-small Cell Lung Cancer
Book Title: Tumors of the Chest: Biology Diagnosis and Management
Author List: Chen Y, Gandara D
Edited By: Syrigos KN, Nutting C, Roussos C
Published By: Springer-Verlag2006 in Berlin Heidelberg New York

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